Frederick Walton Seaver

Frederick Walton Seaver

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Frederick Walton Seaver
Born in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Died in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Contents

Birth

Birth:
Date: 9 OCT 1876
Place: Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S277
Page: Births: Volume 279, Page 311
Quality or Certainty of Data: 3


Death

Death:
Date: 13 MAR 1942
Place: Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S243
Data:
Text: have death certificate

Note

Note: After his marriage, the Frederick Walton Seaver family lived for a
short time in Leominster MA at 149 Lancaster Street (with his parents and grandmother Hildreth), where their two oldest children were born. Fred was working in a comb-making factory in Leominster. In about 1905, he became a superintendent at another factory in Fitchburg. The family lived at 56 Linden Street there, where son Stanley was born. They bought a house at 116 Lawrence Avenue in Fitchburg where Ruth and Frederick were born, and the older children went to school at Highland Avenue School, then Maverick Street School, and finally Goddard Street School.
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In the 1910 U.S. census, the Fred W. Seaver (it is indexed as Leaver in the census record) resided at 116 Lawrence Street in Fitchburg Ward 6, Worcester County, Massachusetts (1910 U.S. Census, population schedule for Massachusetts, Worcester County, Enumeration District 1745, Sheet 6B, dwelling #82, family #125, line 52, accessed on www.ancestry.com citing National Archives Microfilm Series T624, Roll 608). The family included:
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* Fred W. Seaver -- head of household, male, white, age 33, married once, 10 years, born MA, father and mother born MA, speaks English, superintendent in a comb shop, a worker, owns home, with a mortgage, can read and write
* Bessie A. Seaver -- wife, female, white, age 28, married once, 10 years, 4 children, 4 living, born CT, father born England, mother born CT, speaks English, no occupation, can read and write
* Marion F. Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 8, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attends school
* Evelyn Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 7, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attends school
* Stanley R. Seaver -- son, male, white, age 4, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attends school
* Ruth W. Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 2, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attends school
* James H. Richmond -- brother-in-law, male, white, age 23, single, born CT, father born England, mother born CT, speaks English, comb-maker, in a comb shop, a worker, 24 weeks out of work in 1909, can read and write
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In about 1911, Fred was offered a position as superintendent at the Patton Manufacturing Company in Leominster, which made hairpins from celluloid material. The family moved to a large house on the factory site at 290 Central Street, where Edward and Geraldine were born. The house was on the main road from Leominster to Sterling and Worcester, with streetcar tracks in the middle of the road. There were several smaller buildings around the house - a barn which was used as a garage, chicken coops and rabbit hutches. A brook ran beside the house to the factory. The house was heated by warm air from the factory.
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In the 1920 U.S. Census, the Frederick W. Seaver family resided at 290 Central Street in Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts (1920 U.S. Census, population schedule for Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Supervisor District 3, Enumeration District 102, Sheet 14A, dwelling #175, family #288, line 1, accessed on www.ancestry.com citing National Archives Microfilm Series T625, Roll 747). The family included:
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* Frederick W. Seaver -- head of household, male, white, age 42, married, born MA, father born MA, mother born MA, superintendent of a comb shop, a salaried worker, rents home, able to read, write and speak English
* Bessie R. Seaver -- wife, female, white, age 38, married, born CT, father born England, mother born CT, no occupation, able to read, write and speak English
* Marion F. Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 18, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attending school, able to read and write, and speak English
* Evelyn Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 16, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attending school, able to read and write, and speak English
* Ruth W. Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 12, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attending school, able to read and write, and speak English
* Frederick W. Seaver Jr. -- son, male, white, age 8, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attending school, unable to read and write, able to speak English
* Edward R. Seaver -- son, male, white, age 6, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, attending school, unable to read and write, able to speak English
* Geraldine Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 2, single, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, unable to read and write, unable to speak English
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During the 1920's, Fred and Bess bought a cottage on the shore of Whalom Lake, between Leominster and Fitchburg. The family spent summer weekends there. Vacations were taken at Cape Cod on occasion.
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In about 1927, the owner of the Patton Manufacturing company, Barney Doyle, sold the factory to the Dupont company, and the site closed on Central Street. Fred moved to the main plant in Leominster, and was superintendent of the toothbrush division there until his retirement. The family bought a house at 20 Hall Street in Leominster.
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In the 1930 US Census, the Fred W. Seaver family resided at 20 Hall Street in Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. The household included (1930 US Census, population schedule for Leominster, worcester County, Massachusetts, ED 226, Page 3A, accessed on www.ancestry.com citing National Archives Microfilm Series T626, Roll 964):
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* Fred W. Seaver -- head, own home, worth $5,000, owns a radio set, male, white, age 52, married, first at age 25, can read and write, born MA, father and mother born MA, speaks English, superintendent in a celluloid company
* Alma B. Seaver -- wife, female, white, age 48, married, first at age 18, can read and write, born CT, father born England, mother born RI, speaks English
* Ruth W. Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 22, single, can read and write, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, speaks English, teacher in a public school
* Frederick W. Seaver -- son, male, white, age 18, single, can read and write, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, speaks English
* Edward R. Seaver -- son, male, white, age 16, single, can read and write, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, speaks English
* Geraldine Seaver -- daughter, female, white, age 12, single, attends public school, can read and write, born MA, father born MA, mother born CT, speaks English
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During the Depression, Fred took a cut in pay at Dupont, and the bank foreclosed on the house. The family moved to an apartment on West Street in downtown Leominster.
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Fred retired at age 65, and died shortly thereafter of prostate cancer at the home of his daughter, Evelyn Wood, in Andover MA.
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He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Leominster, Massachusetts with his wife and son, Stanley Richmond Seaver.


Census

Census:
Date: 1 JUN 1910
Source: #S16
Page: Worcester County, Massachusetts, Fitchburg; Enumeration District 1745, Page 193, Sheet 6B, dwelling #82, family #125, Fred W. Seaver household, Roll 608
Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
Data:
Text: resided at 116 Lawrence Street in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Census:
Date: 1 JAN 1920
Source: #S17
Page: Worcester County, Massachusetts, Leominster; Supervisor District 3, Enumeration District 102, Sheet 14A, dwelling #175, family #288, lines 1-7, Frederick W. Seaver household,Roll 747
Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
Data:
Text: resided at 290 Central Street in Leominster, Massachusetts
Census:
Date: 1 APR 1930
Source: #S18
Page: Worcester County, Massachusetts, Leominster: Enumeration District 226, page 3A, dwelling 44, family 69, Fred W. Seaver household, Roll 964
Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
Data:
Text: resided at 20 Hall Street in Leominster, Massachusetts


Burial

Burial:
Date: AFT 13 MAR 1942
Place: Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S152
Data:
Text: gravestone: "Frederick W. Seaver, 1876-1942"


Reference

Reference: 4

Marriage

Husband: Frederick Walton Seaver
Wife: Alma Bessie Richmond
Child: Marion Frances Seaver
Child: Evelyn Seaver
Child: Stanley Richmond Seaver
Child: Ruth Weston Seaver
Child: Frederick Walton Seaver
Child: Edward Richmond Seaver
Child: Geraldine Seaver
Marriage:
Date: 21 JUN 1900
Place: Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S277
Page: Marriages: Volume 502, Page 297
Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
Data:
Text: in Leominster town list


Sources

Source S152
Abbreviation: Evergreen Cemetery (Leominster, Massachusetts), Grave Markers
Title: Evergreen Cemetery (Leominster, Mass., on Main Street)
Note: Evergreen Cemetery (Leominster, Massachusetts). Grave markers.
Repository: #R14


Repository R14
Name: Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Address:


Source S16
Abbreviation: 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication T624
Title: 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; National Archives Publication T624
Note: 1910 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication T624. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, JUtah, USA: Ancestry.com, 2002.
Repository: #R12


Repository R12
Name: Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com)
Address:
Provo, Utah USA
City: Provo
State: Utah
Postal Code: USA


Source S17
Abbreviation: 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication T625
Title: 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication T625
Note: 1920 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication T625. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Digital images. Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com, 2002.
Repository: #R16


Repository R16
Name: Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com)
Address:
Provo, Utah USA
City: Provo
State: Utah
Postal Code: USA


Source S18
Abbreviation: 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, NARA Microfilm T626
Title: 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication T626 [online database, index and images] Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com)
Repository: #R12
Source S243
Abbreviation: Lawrence, Massachusetts Town Records
Title: Lawrence, Massachusetts, Lawrence Town Clerk's Office, Lawrence, Mass.
Repository: #R21


Repository R21
Name: Lawrence Town Hall , Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Address:


Source S277
Abbreviation: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 (AmericanAncestors.org)
Title: "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," online database, American Ancestors (http://www.AmericanAncestors.org), New England Historic Genealogical Society : 2004), citing original data at Massachusetts State Archives
Repository: #R3


Repository R3
Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society (99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA)
Address:
Web Address: http://www.americanancestors.org







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